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2008-08-04 21:00:27

By The Gazette, Colorado Springs, Colo. Aug. 4--EARLY VOTING RESUMES Early voting for the Aug. 12 primary election continues today through Friday after a slow start Saturday. Registered voters may cast ballots at the following locations: --Centennial Hall, 200 S. Cascade Ave., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

2008-07-31 21:00:23

By Brian Hughes, The Gazette, Colorado Springs, Colo. Jul. 31--It's not the heat, as the expression goes, although it's been plenty hot in Colorado Springs lately. It's the lack of humidity, to put a high-desert twist on the saying.

2008-07-28 21:00:29

By BARRY NOREEN Manitou Springs, eclectic home to covens, a cog railway and the fruitcake toss, must have a lot going for it.

2008-07-27 12:00:28

By Chris Woodka, The Pueblo Chieftain, Colo. Jul. 27--Even those who strongly support a pipeline to meet future water needs in Colorado Springs -- and who would benefit from it most -- are concerned that a proposed reservoir at Jimmy Camp Creek in eastern Colorado Springs is a costly mistake.

2008-07-23 09:00:39

By Rocky Mountian News Fire crews announced the Oxyoke Fire west of Castle Rock was 100 percent contained at about 6 p.m.

2008-07-21 03:00:25

By Hazlehurst, John During the last 10 years, mountain pine beetles have killed more than 1.5 million acres of lodgepole pines statewide. Summit County, home to Colorado's ski industry, has been particularly hard hit.

2008-07-10 09:00:42

By Dave Philipps, The Gazette, Colorado Springs, Colo. Jul. 10--Hidden in a grassy basin on the eastern plains, the Paint Mines is a trove of whimsical hoodoos made from bright, sherbetcolored stone. For generations, this geologic oddity on the plains has drawn people to it.

2008-07-06 18:00:15

By Pam Zubeck, The Gazette, Colorado Springs, Colo. Jul. 6--Colorado Springs' proposed $1 billion Southern Delivery System came under sharp criticism in the nearly 400 comments submitted to a federal agency preparing an environmental report on the water pipeline project.

2008-07-03 12:00:00

By Loretta Sword, The Pueblo Chieftain, Colo. Jul. 3--Bacteria levels in Fountain and Wild Horse creeks remain at unsafe levels and residents are advised not to wade or fish in either creek.

2008-06-25 15:00:00

By Barry Noreen, The Gazette, Colorado Springs, Colo. Jun. 25--Manitou Springs, eclectic home to covens, a cog railway and the fruitcake toss, must have a lot going for it.

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Pike National Forest
2014-01-20 10:14:06

The Pike National Forest can be found in the Front Range of Colorado, USA, and westwards of the Colorado Springs and includes Pikes Peak. The forest covers 1,106,604 acres within Teller, Clear Creek, Jefferson, El Paso, and Douglas counties. The main rivers the drain the forests are the South Platte and Fountain Creek, Rampart Reservoir, a large synthetic body of water, can be found within the forest. The forest gets its name from the American explorer Zebulon Pike. A lot of the bedrock...

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